4 Feb 2016 - by A4ID

The Guardian | First steps towards meeting the global goals

Our CEO, Yasmin Baltiwala, comments on the A4ID’s role in achieving the UN sustainable development goals.

A legal guide to the goals

“Our mission is to inspire and enable lawyers to join the global fight against poverty and to ensure that legal support is available for those engaged in that fight,” says Yasmin Batliwala, chief executive of Advocates for International Development. Its network of lawyers and development professionals is analysing the role of legal mechanisms in the advancement of the SDGs. The organisation will launch a legal guide to the goals later this year, which aims to highlight the key role the law must play in achieving the SDGs.

Read the full article in The Guardian here.

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